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Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
ACROSS MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK FRIDAY AS IT MOVES SOUTHEAST FROM
THE WASHINGTON COAST TOWARD OREGON. A FEW INCHES OF SNOW WILL FALL
ABOVE 3500 FEET OR SO. AN UPPER RIDGE AND OFFSHORE LOW LEVEL FLOW
WILL BRING CLEAR BUT COOL WEATHER THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK SYSTEM WILL
MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...WITH DRY WEATHER AGAIN
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

&&

.FRIDAY...SHOWERS...GENERALLY DECREASING IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET
INCREASING TO 3500 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET DECREASING
TO 2000 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET INCREASING TO
4500 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     -2     -5     -2      2      2
                     NW  5  NE 30  NE 60   N 35  NW 30

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     14     11     13     17     17
                     SE 15  NE 30  NE 35   N 15  NW 15

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     34     21     33     24     37
                     NE 15  NE 20  NE 20  NE 10   W  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     41     29     41     28     44
                      E 10   E 20   E 15  NE  5  SW  5

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE AND LONGMIRE ARE THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND
   LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET DECREASING TO 1500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR
2500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3000 FEET DECREASING TO 1500 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2000 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 2500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4000 FEET.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 4500 FEET.

$$

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